In June 2014, Costume Designer Holly Hynes began a significant undertaking — designing all new costumes for the Kansas City Ballet’s Nutcracker. By spring 2015, Holly had shops across the country crafting attire and accessories, tutus, and tiaras. Here are some stats that tell the tale of what it takes to outfit a classic:
Lidia Bastianich hosted a media luncheon at her Freight House restaurant on Wednesday for her latest cookbook: “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook.” The restaurateur and cooking show host talked about Restaurant Week and what she sinks her teeth into when she comes to town with ...Continue Reading
Last week, we discussed the big jump in homicides in Kansas City; 109 last year and 8 murders in the first 10 days of this year. This week, an unorthodox solution is proposed for tackling the crime wave: a bulldozer. Police Chief Darryl Forte tells a meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners he would ...Continue Reading
This year’s Academy Award nominations have been announced and “The Revenant” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” are among the most honored films. But the lack of diversity among the contenders is raising eyebrows. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at the nominees, and remembers actor Alan Rickman, who died at the age of 69.
President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday, looking ahead to America’s future. Visit the PBS NewsHour web site for complete coverage of last night’s address.
KCPT, The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Kansas City’s The Living Room Theater present “StoryWorks KC,” a project that will explore and bring to the stage the story of the 1988 explosion in south Kansas City that caused the tragic deaths of six Kansas City firefighters. The production is inspired by the Kansas City ...Continue Reading